Rashad Britt

Published 4:57 pm Friday, December 26, 2008

Name: Rashad Britt

Age: 24

Occupation and title: Full-time student in the master of arts in information technology program at DePaul University

Church affiliation: New Mount Zion Baptist

People say I look like: My grandfather

If I could change my name, I’d make iT: Shad

Pet I’d like to own: Dog

Favorite movie of all time: “Batman: The Dark Night”

TV show I never miss: “Family Matters”

The secret to happiness is: Being thankful for what you have

I wish I knew how to: Sing

First car I ever owned: Toyota

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Noodles, chips and chicken

Three words that best describe me: Responsible, loving and fun

One superpower I wish I had: Free college education

Book currently on my nightstand: The Bible

My proudest achievement: Becoming a grad student at DePaul University and a member of the marching band at St. Augustine College

My most humbling moment: Working with children with disabilities

My most recent trip: Chicago and to Raleigh, N.C., to visit old friends

My life won’t be complete until: I become the best I can be

Favorite college sports team: University of North Carolina

Favorite pro sports team: Chicago Bulls

Favorite color: Blue

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? My parents taught me to never quit or give up at anything I do.

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? Continuing my education

Which local charitable or nonprofit organization do you wish more people would support? Children’s Hospital of the Kings s Daughters

What gives you the blues? Listening to the blues

What’s the most Southern thing you’ve ever done? Cutting grass and farming

What’s your best childhood memory? Visiting relatives out of state with my family